Third-party risk has caused millions of dollars in loss and damage.
The heightened pace of attacks and constant evolution of malware and tactics make it imperative that organizations and agencies be constantly vigilant and approach risk management with programmatic precision.
Virtually every day, the volume of relevant information on homeland security risks and threat actors grows, as do the compliance burdens of new and evolving regulations.
It has long since reached the point where no single agency or organization can effectively interpret and manage risk and compliance alone.
Shared Assessments, a new competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has built a membership ecosystem of cross-industry organizations from outsourcers to vendors to regulators to technology providers.
Shared Assessments is an epicenter of risk management, benefiting from the diverse perspectives of many of the world’s most innovative practitioners in Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM).
Shared Assessments efforts result in a collective intelligence on TPRM and compliance that is the foundation of all of our thought leadership, and the foundation of tools now relied upon by security and risk-minded organizations around the world.
Some of Shared Assessments’ most helpful state-of-the-art TPRM tools and best practices are readily available free of charge.
The Shared Assessments Membership Builds:
Risk management expertise through a community approach to producing thought leadership such as white papers, studies and presentations.
Education and professional development through the the Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) and the Certified Third Party Risk Assessor (CTPRA).
A suite of best practice third party risk management tools including the SIG Questionnaire Tools, SCA Procedure Tools, VRMMM Benchmark Tools and the GDPR Privacy Tools.
Networking through working committees, and in person meetings such as the annual Summit.
The Shared Assessments Third Party Risk Summit is an IT Security industry premier annual global, multi-industry event to shed light on processes, technologies and efficiencies in third party risk management.
By bringing together leading experts in risk management, the Summit helps to identify trends and share best practices for organizations of all types and sizes.
Attendees have the opportunity to network with peers, benchmark and improve the maturity of their programs and learn to leverage best practices and new technologies.
TPRM requires organizations to continually improve their processes to stay one step ahead of the challenges and complexities of outsourcing mission-critical services.
New technologies must be integrated, new attacks thwarted, and new regulations must be integrated.
(Charlie Miller, Senior Vice President of The Santa Fe Group and Head of Shared Assessments, discusses his views on third party risk management trends in the year to come. Courtesy of Opus Compliance and Risk Management and YouTube.)
Shared Assessments’ thought leaders and members develop best practices-based resources, including tools that are member-driven, industry-standard, and are consistent, robust and cost-effective.
The Program helps organizations better manage third party risk, using controls for cybersecurity, IT, privacy data security and business resiliency.
Program Tools are kept current with industry need, regulations and the threat environment.
The Shared Assessments Program was Started in 2005 by six major banks and the Big 4 as a way to bring standardization, and thus efficiency, to third party assessments.
Chairman and CEO Catherine A. Allen joined in 2007, stepping down from her role as the founding CEO of BITS, the not-for-profit financial services industry consortium providing CEOs, CIOs and executives at 100+ of the nation’s largest financial institutions with guidance and collaborative exchanges on strategic industry issues, from digital payments evolution strategies to risk management.
Today, membership has grown well beyond its founders and initial focus to encompass and serve all industry sectors.
Agencies and companies across the globe – both member and non-member organizations — have adopted the Shared Assessments TPRM standards and tools.
The Shared Assessments Program is managed by The Santa Fe Group, a strategic advisory company providing deep expertise to leading financial institutions, healthcare payers and providers, government agencies, law firms, educational institutions, retailers, utilities, and other critical infrastructure organizations.
The Santa Fe Group a Finalist in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
Winners to be Announced at the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC East – Register Today
The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.
The highlight of the 2019 AST Homeland Security Awards Program will be the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East, November 20, 2019 in the Jacob Javits Exhibition Center, from 12:00pm – 2:30pm, featuring keynote address by Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the NYPD, BPD, and former chief of LAPD.
The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!
Over 130 distinguished guests representing National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Firms, gathered from across North America, Europe and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields which included:
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
- Argonne National Laboratory
- The Department of Homeland Security
- The Department of Justice
- The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection
- Viasat, Hanwha Techwin, Lenel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., BriefCam, Pivot3, Milestone Systems, Allied Universal, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!
ISC East is the Northeast’s largest security industry event and your ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon registration includes complimentary attendee access to the show.
Thank take advantage of this exclusive luncheon opportunity to take a break from the show – Invite your team, guests, clients and show visitors to a lovely and affordable plated meal event in the heart of New York City, for a fabulous networking opportunity!
Good Luck to The Santa Fe Groups Shared Assessments in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program!
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The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.
The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program is Proudly Sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Desktop Alert and SWORD Technologies.
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